Dr. Phong H. Le
Board Certified Foot and Ankle Surgeon
Phong H. Le, DPM
Dr. Le specializes in the treatment of a variety of orthopaedic and podiatric conditions and performs several procedures including:
- Sports Medicine
- Total Ankle Replacement
About Dr. Le
Dr. Phong Le is co-founder of Northern California Orthopaedic Associates and is a Fellowship Trained Foot and Ankle specialist. He is highly qualified to treat all foot and ankle disorders and particularly enjoys treating bunion deformities, fractures, flat feet and sports related injuries. He has experience in revision and complex reconstructive surgery.
He received his undergraduate education in his home state of Massachusetts with a Bachelors of Art degree in biology from Clark University in 1999. He then went on to further his education at Worcester State University by obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Sciences with a certification in Nuclear Medicine Technology. He then worked at Beth-Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA as a board certified nuclear medicine technologist for approximately 3 years before deciding to pursue Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Phong Le completed his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA in 2008.
His postgraduate training included a three-year comprehensive medicine and surgical residency in reconstructive rear-foot and ankle surgery at Cambridge Health Alliance Podiatric Surgical Residency Program in Cambridge, MA from 2008-2011, a Harvard Medical School Teaching Affiliate, and served as chief-resident during his 3rd year. Dr. Phong Le advanced his education and training by further completing a Podiatric Sports Medicine & Surgery Fellowship at Irvine Multi-Specialty Surgical Care in Irvine, CA from 2011-2012.
Dr. Phong Le is currently Board Certified in Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rear-foot & Ankle Surgery with the American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and California Podiatric Medical Association. He is an Associate of the American Podiatric Sports Medicine Association. He has served the Secretary/Treasurer in 2013, Vice President from 2014-2016 and has served as the President of Sacramento Valley Podiatric Medical Society from 2016-2019. Dr. Phong Le was awarded the Local Society President of the Year Award in 2017. He continues to dedicate his time by currently serving as a Board Member at Large for the California Podiatric Medical Association. Dr Phong Le is currently serving as Section Chief of Podiatry Division at Sutter Medical Center.
He has completed the AO North America Podiatric Basic and Advanced courses, ACFAS Surgical Skills in Foot and Ankle Arthroscopy course, Arthrex Surgical Skills in Sports Medicine Injuries course, Texas Scottish Hospital for Children Hospital Based course in External Fixation, Stryker Podiatry Product Training course, Arthrex Advanced Foot & Ankle Training course, Wright Medical Advances in Foot & Ankle Surgery course, Wright Medical In-Bone II Total Ankle course, Tornier Salto-Talaris Total Ankle course and the STAR total ankle course. He has also given presentations at regional and national podiatric conferences. Dr. Phong Le continues to attend numerous foot and ankle conferences in order to keep up to date with advancing technology and evidence based medicine.
Dr. Phong Le currently has hospital and surgical privileges at Greater Sacramento Surgery Center, Mercy Methodist Hospital, Mercy General Hospital, Mercy San Juan Hospital, Sutter Alhambra Surgery Center and Sutter Medical Center. He serves as a clinical preceptor for Nurse Practitioner students from Samuel Merritt College of Nursing. Dr. Phong Le also participates in teaching the undergraduate pre-medicine students from University of California, Davis and part of the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Mentorship program where he continues to educate the next generation about Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.
Dr. Phong Le shares his personal time with his wife, two sons and daughter. He enjoys playing basketball and watching movies in his spare time.
- Undergraduate: Clark University, Worcester, MA
- Undergraduate: Worcester State College, Worcester, MA
- Medical: Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
- Podiatric Surgery Residency: Cambridge Health Alliance PMS-36 Podiatric Surgery Residency, Cambridge, MA - A Harvard Medical School Teaching Affiliate
- Fellowship: Irvine Multi-Specialty Surgical Care Podiatric Sports Medicine Fellowship, Irvine, CA
- American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
- American Podiatric Medical Association
- California Podiatric Medical Association
- Sacramento Valley Podiatric Association – Vice President
- American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine